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to do with an embattled sheriff. cbs 5 reporter, linda yee is live at city hall where supervie supervisors are meeting right now. >> making a statement, they just started doing that within the last 20 minutes. so we're getting a sense of how they are going to vote when they actually take that vote, which i'm sure now, will be coming in the next half hour or so. now the public testimony went on for seven hours. more than 100 people lined up to make their cases before the board. most of those speakers were supporters of ross mirkarimi. earlier, mirkarimi and his wife were at a rally. they also brought their child. they had this to say before the hearing started. >> we are here to recognize all our friends because of the incredible support over the many months. that's why we are here. we can only hope for the best outcome. >> we are here. we will extend the family, fighting for justice. this is a family that wants to be together and important moments for san francisco. >> now we are getting word that the supervisors are just about to vote. let's switch live inside to the boa
up at treasure island, of all places. linda yee went to find out what it's doing there. >> reporter: it's been moored off pier 1 on treasure island for weeks. a rusting iron hulk with a history that's the stuff of spy novels. >> it was called the hugh's mining barge. >> reporter: the cia never claimed ownership but it was the cold war and a russian sub sank in waters north of hawaii. president nixon gave the go- ahead to build the barge to raise that sub. >> russian submarines would be brought in and then discussed. >> reporter: the barge had a giant -- it was built by reclusive billionaire howard hughes. but just before the sub reached the surface, it broke up. they found eight dead russian sailors. while there's no more mysterious projects for this decommissioned barge, hiding inside right now is a former government top secret experimental stealth ship known as the shadow. it was built after the cia moved it to the shores of redwood city. the stealth ship was recently sold to bay ship and yacht of alameda. the company reportedly paid $2.5 million. there's no mystery why the barge
with the show. cbs 5 reporter linda yee went on location to find out what keeps bringing him back. >> reporter: it's a location shot not normally done on "csi: new york" on cbs but this week's plot brings the detectives to san francisco to chase down the bad guys. >> we tracked the evidence which leads us to a building that we discover is not in new york city but indeed it's in san francisco. so we come out here to look. and it's great because, you know, we are shooting in los angeles all the time and making new york and so this is a special city. >> reporter: fog and a prominent bridge figure prominently in the show. the action also takes the series star gary sinese to a wooded area of the presidio. >> and we cut. action. >> reporter: acting may be physical first joy and what he is really good at but what his real passion is has nothing to do with his character, mack taylor. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: sinese devotes his time off the set playing bass for his lieutenant dan band and working with veterans groups. many in the actor's own family have served. last march, the band performed at the
. in fact, cafe del sol is advertising its troubles for all to see. cbs 5 linda yee shows us why the restaurant is being so honest. >> reporter: it's a sign that speaks to every diner's nightmare. >> i think it's great they want people to know. >> reporter: cafe del sol wants everyone to know it is infested with german cockroaches just like the ones seen in this youtube video. >> we actually found one or two coming here, you know, and the way -- it's an old building. >> in the morning, they come. >> reporter: the manager says they've called an exterminator to eliminate them, but the problem is worse than they thought. a recent remodel at a neighboring business uncovered the next. >> and they told us, that when they opened the walls, it was horrible. >> right now, if we put a hole in that wall -- the way he told me, i'll have them come out. >> putting a sign like that on your restaurant, aren't you afraid you're going to scare customers away? >> that's unfortunately going to happen but we have a responsibility to tell the truth. >> reporter: he's hoping the honesty will pressure o
. it is not known at this hour if any search is underway. that is the information we know at this hour. linda yee reporting live in san mateo county. >>> thousands of dollars in public funds spent at a strip club. and it took four years for anyone to notice it on the expense report. now a bay area port official is in a lot of hot water and cbs 5 reporter chris on the action taken at an emergency meeting tonight. >> reporter: a party at an upscale strip club, paid for with public money. the man at the center of the allegations, part of oakland maritime director, james kwon. receipts show kwon blew 4,537 in one night, entertaining executives at treasures, a gentlemen's club. port officials never even noticed until now. >> we take this matter very seriously. >> reporter: at a special public meeting tonight, the board voted to appoint outside legal counsel to help investigate kwon and any other shady expenditures. >> we have determined that it's absolutely necessary to have independent, outside legal counsel investigating this matter. >> reporter: port officials claim they tightened their policies ar
. reporting live in at&t ballpark, linda yee giants 5. >> it means big money for big. and the presses are normally stopped this time of year. the giants wouldn't change that. early this morning, rolled league championship shirts an tomorrow world series shirts. >>> after the soggy celebration last night, workers spent the day drying the field out. the latest word, the field is ready to go. >>> and better to be in shape but you never know. you have a little rain coming. >> at 6:00, put the tarp back on. things are looking great. weather should be fine by tomorrow. here's a look at high-def doppler. latest model, it will be out of here. we're seeing showers in campbell cove and bedega bay. early in, early out. showers will end before the first pitch tomorrow night. it will be chilly with limited sunshine, 62 degrees. remember the rainfall yesterday, record rainfall, more rain fell at at&t park yesterday than in the previous 191 days combined. talking about the forecast through the weekend in a few minutes. >> may be an early commute home. people getting home early. 5:07. in a few minute
can find out if your neighbors are in danger of losing their house. linda yee shows us that information is only a click away. >> let's see what we can find here. >> reporter: real estate agent knight is showing a buyer an oakland home now in foreclosure. but buyers can now find out about these distressed deals even before the bank takes the home. the site's new feature gives detailed information. for example, this concord homeowner has been served a notice of default but the home is not yet on the market. >> to have that put in a public place for everyone to see, it's so humiliating and so embarrassing. >> reporter: the site doesn't give out owner names but there are pictures of the homes and the address. >> this is like anybody, your neighbor can see that. your personal financial situation, all over the papers. oh, i cringe. >> reporter: the blue homes indicate the ones a bargain hunter can pounce on, offer the owner a deal before the bank takes it. home buyer beth hood isn't sold on that idea. >> it almost seems predatory in a way. >> reporter: but the site says they'
say that they are coming, but in the meantime it is business as usual. i'm linda yee, cbs5. campbell kept arizona's tradition alive of telling everyone how >>> last week the arizona cardinals kept their tradition alive of telling everyone how much the team hates the 49ers. the niners waited to respond on the field tonight with a win. they moved two games up in the nfc west as they had themselves a night. and there is michael crabtree, winning the battle. 49ers are up 7-0. in the late second quarter, finding crabtree again. look at this nice move. 17-0 at the half. they were 18-19 with three touchdowns. this is 47 yards to randy moss. moss looking like he is turning back the clock to 1998. very moss like. 24-0. got to give some love to them and their defense. four sacks with san francisco. smith pays tribute to the world giants as the 49ers roll 29-3. >>> have you lost your confidence? >> yeah, that's right. and he was in my closet as i found it, you know, we only play once a week so all those days in between people need to write things. that's a part of the deal as i don't feel like
yee on the empire going all hollywood. >> reporter: it's a force even the toughest storm trooper can't defeat. disney is guiding the star ship in a $4 billion deal that includes lucasfilms. in a company video statement, george lucas said he's putting away his light saber and trusting the house of mickey mouse to take over. >> i realize at some point i needed to retire. i wanted to go on and do other things. the final block was to find a good solid home for the company. >> reporter: lucas employs up to 1400 people here at campus in san francisco. lucasfilm employees did meet with lucas as well as top management all afternoon to discuss their future. by night fall three bus loads of workers returned, many looking grim. what did they tell you? >> i probably shouldn't tell you. >> reporter: was it a good meeting? >> yeah. >> reporter: scott bennett is one of a legion of fabs who lives and breathes star wars. the sale shocked him at first. >> star wars isn't for angry 40- year-olds on the internet. it's for kids. maybe getting some new blood in the franchise is what it needs. >> reporter:
with mickey mouse. how about snow white anteseven ewoks. i can go on. linda yee on the film created empire that is going totally hollywood. >> reporter: it's a force even the toughest storm trooper. disney is guiding the star ship on a $4 billion deal that includes lucasfilms and his award winning effects franchises. in a company video statement george lucas said he's putting away his light saber and trusting the house of mickey mouse to take over. >> i realize at some point i needed to retire. i wanted to go on and do other things. final block in that was to find a good solid home for the company. >> reporter: lucas employs up to 1400 people here at the lucasfilm campus. employees did meet with lucas as well as top management all afternoon to discuss their future. by night fall three bus loads of workers returned from the offsite meeting. many looking grim. >> i probably shouldn't tell you. >> reporter: was it a good meeting? scott bennett is one of a legion of fans who lives and breathes star wars. the sale shocked him at first. >> star wars isn't for angry 40- year-olds on the internet.
customers are being duped by misleading packages showing happy chickens. cbs 5 reporter linda yee says customers deserves a refund. >> reporter: it all comes down to this picture a hen and her chicks pecking away in an open field on a carton of judy's organi eggs. they are accused of false advertising and they are being sued. >> the issue is whether consumers are deceived. the picture on the packaging depicts hens roaming about a green fields. >> reporter: they usually cost a third more for organic. >> i look for that because i want, you know, an animal that is free and roaming free not in a cage. >> reporter: the animal rights group says that's exactly the misconception. at the farm, it's obvious the hens are not outside. >> if you look around, it speaks for itself. you see a series of sheds with thousands of hens inside them and look at the green fields and you don't see any one roaming scratching or playing out there. >> i always thought they were, you know, roaming free. that's why i chose to buy them. >> reporter: the owner of the egg farm said he would not comment until after he
" restaurant on the west portal neighborhood. cbs reporter linda yee is there with details. linda? >> reporter: well, allen, that fire was so intense that they were still knocking down flames late this afternoon. but take a look. we also learned now that this building, the "squat & gobble" restaurant, it is so unstable now that the fire chief told me it's going to have to come down. hot spots continue to burn hours after the fire started. firefighters did not have the blaze under control until 11 hours after flames were first spotted. two buildings were destroyed. the "squat & gobble" and the wine bar next door. >> we had to go defensive on the restaurant. we had a roof collapse and had some units on the -- you can see back there that we had some problems with the roof collapsing. >> reporter: was anybody hurt? >> we have four firefighters injured. they were all mine more. >> reporter: frank owns the restaurant with his brother, who is out of town today. frank says this will break his heart. >> it's so sad. he treats his stores like babies. he does everything and has to do it right. >> report
lucas film for more than $4 billion. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on why legendary filmmaker george lucas decided to sell now. >> reporter: handshakes and contract signing happened today. the $4billion deal means lucas turns over his legendary "star wars" franchise to one of the world's best known brands, disney. lucas film has its headquarters here in the san francisco presidio employing some 1200 to 1400 people in its production offices. in a company released video statement, lucas says he is selling because it's time. >> as i have gone through my career, i realized at some point i needed to retire and i wanted to go on and do other things, things in philanthropy. the final block in that was to find a good solid home for the company. and the first place i thought was disney. >> this gives disney infinite inspiration and opportunities to continue the epic "star wars" saga. fans can expect the new feature film "star wars" episode 7 in theater worldwide in 2015. >> reporter: the first feature film will come under the disney lucas film brand. the deal includes lucas' industrial light and ma
't be happier. cbs 5 reporter linda yee is at the park. >> reporter: dana, several hours after this game ended, there were still a few people out here celebrating. the giants delivered and the fans are delirious. >> woo! >> reporter: game 1, giants! >> giants! i'd be surprised if it goes to five games. >> reporter: fireworks and a flyover started the party. from home made masks to tripped- out bikes. indescribable. >> i went to get the best suit that i thought would represent the giants. i think i found it. >> is that specially made, or you found it off the rack? >> shockingly, i found it off the rock, and it was on sale. >> reporter: there were a lot of things for sale that only a rabid fan could appreciate. and it wasn't hard to spot the scalpers, where the price for two tickets is what you're willing to pay. >> i have to see the market first. >> what's the market? >> reporter: there are other ways to see the game without a ticket. >> over here by the right field gates, these are not the cheap seats. these are the free seats. 125 fans. every three innings. he drove up yesterday to get in lin
night. cbs 5 reporter linda yee is there keeping an eye on things, should anything change. demonstrators told her, though, that they don't want a repeat of last year's violence. >>> we've also learned that the chp will be taking to the streets of oakland to help the stretched police department. officers will be deployed starting next week to boost patrols in high-crime areas and help with traffic enforcement. a similar enforcement is planned for stockton. >>> a bay area mom got quite a surprise when she tried to pick up her six-year-old son from school. the boy, who is autistic, wasn't there, and nobody knew where he was. the remarkable route he took to get where he got. >> i could have been working on my son's obituary today. that cannot happen. it is not acceptable. >> reporter: on tuesday afternoon, the six-year-old was attending an after-school program in hayward. >>> his mother came to pick him up just after 5 p.m. and made the horrifying discovery. >> the police were not killed until they realized that he was missing and he was not on the campus. >> reporter: a half dozen police of
presidio, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> a day after make landfall super storm sandy still making some history. 48 people have been killed nearly 8 million customers in 15 states are without power. new york city's subway system swamped. countless homes have been destroyed by fire, wind, floods. one government prediction says the wind damage alone could top $7 billion. president obamaed heads to new jersey tomorrow to survey the damage there. sandy dealt the garden state a punishing blow. end tired neighborhoods are under water and beach boardwalks are in ruins. duarte geraldino shows us what's left. >> reporter: access to atlantic city is limited tonight because safety officials say the roads are still not safe. many of the areas are littered with debris. behind me, you can see what's left of a nice chunk of the famed atlantic city boardwalk. it was ripped apart by super storm sandy. tomorrow, the president is expected to join the new jersey governor and tour parts of the state most heavily damaged by the storm. in atlantic city, duarte geraldino, cbs 5. >>> the super storm also left parts of mary
back to your seat, sweetheart. yee-haw. (cheers and applause) so now, i've got $500 that i'm going to put away in my pocket. so now, we've got a silver envelope. let's see what's inside. i see more money. more money. (cheers and applause) $500 for you, sir. $500 for you. (cheers and applause) so now, you each have $1,000. you have $1,000 now. thomas, curtain number two is for sale. only one person can buy it. i have to start with you, thomas. you can keep that money. you can just not buy anything and say, "it's mine." or you can buy that curtain. if you do not buy the curtain, then i'm going to move onto christian and see if she wants to buy it. (audience yelling suggestions) what's behind the curtain? - i'll take the curtain. wayne: fee-fi-fo. tiffany coyne, curtain two. jonathan: it's a new sea-doo! wayne: just what every woodsman wants. jonathan: leave the woods and hit the waves on this sea-doo gts 130 featuring a four-stroke engine and a large swim platform to make reboarding from the water easier. this deal is worth $8,299. wayne: thomas, congratulations, sir. nice job, thoma
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